Published: May 28, 2010
Mary Kay Hartzell of Austintown carries a rose to place at a memorial service honoring Mahoning CountyÕs police offi cers who died in the line of duty. HartzellÕs son, Michael T. Hartzell, a Youngstown police offi cer, was shot and killed April 29, 2003. She is escorted Thursday inside Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Youngstown, by Stephanie Harchar, a county deputy sheriff and HartzellÕs fi ancŽe. Behind them is HartzellÕs father, Howard. Twenty-four offi cers have died in service since 1891.